Epilepsy surgery: patient-perceived long-term costs and benefits.

  title={Epilepsy surgery: patient-perceived long-term costs and benefits.},
  author={Katie Reid and Andrea Herbert and Gus Baker},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  volume={5 1},
PURPOSE The goal of this study was to assess the patient-perceived costs and benefits associated with the longer-term outcomes of epilepsy surgery in patients who underwent anterior temporal lobectomy or selective amygdalohippocampectomy. METHODS Surgery patients who were assessed in 1997 were reassessed in 2003. Demographic, clinical, and psychosocial details were collected using a validated self-completion questionnaire. Data were collected from 67 patients who had undergone surgery… CONTINUE READING

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